Can Arecibo detect magnetars and objects around super massive black holes???


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Message 930375 - Posted: 2 Sep 2009, 14:58:40 UTC

Can Arecibo detect magnetars and objects around super massive black holes and if so how and what does it look like to Arecibo????



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Message 930444 - Posted: 2 Sep 2009, 19:51:11 UTC

I dont think so, because we are looking for signals and not for objects.
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Message 930449 - Posted: 2 Sep 2009, 20:14:38 UTC - in response to Message 930375.
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The answer to your question is,yes,Arecibo being a Radio Telescope can detect these type of stars it all depends on whether they are looking for them,or not, but if I were to be looking for them I would probibly be using Parkes in Australia it sees more of this Galaxy or perhapes Merlin in The UK(several Radio Telescopes connected by fast fiber optics).
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Message 930492 - Posted: 2 Sep 2009, 21:49:42 UTC

I think Astropulse is looking in that way for signals from stars/black holes etc
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